Fans of the global Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas will have to be vaccinated in order to attend the January 2022 event, says the CEO of CES.

“We prioritize the safety and security of CES participants. Which is why, once again, my team has confronted a major decision: CES will be in person in Las Vegas in January 2022, and we will require all attendees to be fully vaccinated,” wrote Gary Shapiro in a blog.

“We are also assessing proof of a positive antibody test as a requirement and will share more details on this later. Importantly, we will continue to follow state and local guidelines and recommendations by the CDC and will announce additional protocols as we get closer to the show.

“We all play a role in stopping the spread – requiring proof of vaccination for CES 2022 is one way we can take responsibility on our part,” he added.

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